Modelling and Data Analysis Engineer - Wave Energy


Working at CorPower Ocean you will be part of a world class team, determined to make big impact. We are on a mission to bring reliable and competitive wave energy to the world. We offer a high degree of autonomy and flexibility, combined with great personal responsibility. CorPower Ocean is a global leader in wave energy, with a technology that has shown game-changing performance. Your work will contribute to the global transition to renewable energy by unlocking one of the largest untapped sources of clean energy on earth.


We are looking for an ambitious person with relevant experience in ocean energy engineering, naval architecture or related fields to join our Oslo office. Do you want to take a key role in the development of wave energy technology?


  • Develop, validate and maintain simulation models at system and component level
  • Develop and use optimisation schemes for design parameters
  • Improve hydrodynamic design for buoys, wave arrays, moorings and auxiliary systems
  • Analyse and compare data from simulations, experiments and ocean operation of wave energy converters
  • Contribute to improvements in system control
  • Design and optimise estimators for use in system control
  • Calibrate models against measured data
  • Run, analyse and report simulation campaigns 
  • Support in monitoring and control of pilot installations

Skills and qualifications 

You may have a M.Sc. or Ph.D. degree in engineering (mechanics, renewable energy, marine engineering), physics, mathematics or related disciplines. You have relevant experience in scientific programming, hydrodynamic design and control engineering. You are familiar with signal processing, data analysis and scripting. You have a strong analytical mind, broad technical knowledge and a genuine interest in ocean energy, machines and mathematical modelling. You need to be a creative and patient problem solver, and you should be passionate about pursuing your work till its final stage. You are proficient in English, both spoken and written, and work well in multi-national teams. 

Other meriting skills: Experience from model validation with large data sets of field data measured from laboratories, test rigs or deployed machines.  Skills in programming languages or software packages such as Matlab, Simulink, Orcaflex, WAMIT/Nemoh, WEC-Sim, GIT-hub and SolidWorks.

As a person:

  • You are striving for excellence, put quality into everything you do
  • You are self-motivated and hate to waste time
  • You always search for the most simple and elegant solutions to difficult problems
  • You love to learn new things, and take pride in constantly developing your skills
  • You are persistent, knowing it takes stamina to reach ambitious goals
  • You  see your tasks through to completion
  • You are comfortable in presenting your solutions internally and externally
  • You are data driven and strive to always back your points with a solid analysis


Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


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What's in it for you?

  • Our mission

    CorPower Ocean brings competitive wave energy technology to the world, unlocking one of the largest untapped sources of renewable energy - harnessing the natural power of the oceans to help us tackle climate change and achieve a sustainable low-carbon future.

    We are solving a grand challenge that no one else have cracked the code for. With growing global attention to the health of our Earth´s environment, this mission is more important than ever. We find it hard to imagine doing anything more meaningful than this!

  • Your impact

    Each team member works with a high degree of autonomy and flexibility, combined with great personal responsibility. The technical and commercial challenges you will be part of solving are complex, cutting-edge and highly inspiring . Entering the world of wave energy technology with CPO gives you a unique chance to use, improve and hone your skills.

  • Fun!

    It's not all just hard work here at CPO. In reaching our goals we laugh, we care, we are a CPO-family that enjoy both solving challenges and hanging out with each other. During the journey to complete the dream of a better future there will be lots of challenges, but also lots of fun,and tremendous sense of achievement - you don't want to miss it!

  • CPO benefits

    We offer an attractive packages including: competitive base salary, stock options , health & wellbeing support , pension plan, health insurance, and six weeks of paid vacation.

Be part of something great

We are a dynamic, supportive, fun and a truly international team of more than 10 nationalities including industry experts innovators, experienced interdisciplinary engineers and business professionals.

CPO strive to combine the best of world class knowledge from around the world with a true entrepreneurial spirit devoted to developing the best wave energy technology out there .  


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